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Wild Ruins

Dave Hamilton
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Discover and explore Britain’s extraordinary history through its most beautiful lost ruins. From crag-top castles to crumbling houses in ancient forests, and ivy-encrusted relics of industry to sacred places long since returned to nature. Including over 250 ruins and 28 maps, with a foreword by Sir Tony Robinson from Channel Four’s Time Team.

Britain’s first guidebook to Britain’s ruins

  • Detailed instructions on how to visit and gain access to over 250 hidden, wild or lesser known places (28 maps)
  • Stunning photography
  • Wide family appeal – cuts across generations and brings history alive – also appeals to walkers and history buffs
  • Best for lists and itineraries, including for families, explorers, nature lovers, foragers, campers and days out, sunset views, legends
  • Includes the best:

    • Ancient Ruins – Earthworks and Standing Stones
    • Abandoned villages and settlements.
    • Mines and quarries – Copper Mines, Tin Mines, Coal Mines
    • Factories, works and quays.Steelworks, Ironworks, factories.
    • Modern Military – Airfields and Gun Emplacements.
    • Ancient Military and Castles – Forts, Castles and Fortified Houses
    • Grand Houses and Follies
    • Urbex and Modern ruins
    • Religious sites
    • Hospitals, Schools and Theatres
    • About the author

      Dave Hamilton is co-author of the best-selling Self Sufficient-ish Bible, and cult classic Grow your food for free. Dave lives in the South West of England where he teaches and writes about horticulture, wild food, history and ruins.

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Wild Ruins £14.44